Occurrences, Structure, Biosynthesis, and Health Benefits Based on Their Evidences of Medicinal Phytochemicals in Vegetables and Fruits. Volume 5


Series: Food and Beverage Consumption and Health
BISAC: SOC062000

Diverse phytochemical functions on vegetables and fruits are discussed. Each chapter of Volume 5 describes the components and health effects. These include: the nutritional/benfetial compounds of turmeric, followed by the mechanism and exacerbation of neuronal damage after cerebral ischemia on protective effects of a mushroom Ganoderma lucidum mycelia, anti-arthritis medicinal compounds for arthritis and joint ailments, medicinal phytochemicals and health effects in a tropical fruit Garcinia indica (kokum), as well as the metabolomic investigation of Vaccinium myrtillus (bilberry). These chapters will provide more advanced information to researchers studying novel chemotherapeutic development. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Medicinal Phytochemicals and Health Effects of Turmeric Curcuma longa Based on Their Evidences
Noboru Motohashi (Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 2. Mechanism of Exacerbation of Neuronal Damage after Cerebral Ischemia: Protective Effects of a Water-Soluble Extract from Culture Medium of ganoderma lucidum Mycelia
Naohiro Iwata, Mari Okazaki and Yasuhide Hibino (Pharmaceutical Sciences, Josai University, Sakado-shi, Saitama, Japan)

Chapter 3. Therapeutic Dietary Compounds for Arthritis and Joint Ailments
Nur Adeelah Che Ahmad Tantowi, Rubiatul Adawiyah Binti Bokhari and Suhaila Mohamed (Institute of BioScience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia)

Chapter 4. Medicinal Phytochemicals and Health Effects of Kokum Garcinia indica Based on Their Evidences
Rao Gollapudi, Shaik Galib Basha and Noboru Motohashi (Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA, and others)

Chapter 5. Can Herbal Extracts be Essentially Similar? A Metabolomic Investigation of Vaccinium myrtillus (Bilberry) Dry Extracts
Eric de Combarieu, Ernesto Marco Martinelli, Roberto Pace, and Nicola Sardone (Indena S.p.A., Milan, Italy)


Additional Information

Audience: For graduated students, researchers, references for the researches of phytochemicals and their bioactive activities including anti-oxidative activity in Research Institutes such as Company or University.

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